Sixty-one percent of 13-17 year olds have a personal profile on a social networking site and half have also posted pictures of themselves. Teen girls are particularly at risk of 1 in 7 youth who received a sexual solicitation or approach over the Internet, 70 percent were girls.
The goal of the third year of the Online Sexual Exploitation PSA campaign is increase awareness of the potential dangers of sharing and posting personal information online, and of communicating with unfamiliar people to help reduce their risk of sexual victimization and abduction. The PSAs encourage viewers to Think Before You Post, and as with the previous two years, ask viewers and listeners to visit www.cybertipline.com, to get tips on how to prevent, detect, and report suspicious online behavior. Date Added: June 1st, 2010